Andrew Harrison is Technical Editor at PC Advisor, responsible for writing and editing product reviews as well as overseeing the testing of PCs and laptops for the magazine's monthly charts section. When not at his office desk, Andrew can be found probing the latest tech in the IDG test lab, devising novel ways to evaluate products.
He has a broad interest and experience in computer technology from routers and networking to open-source, Macintosh and Windows systems. Prior to PC Advisor, Andrew worked in technical editing positions in specialist hi-fi and music publications.
Articles by Andrew Harrison
Parallels Desktop 4.0 review
Parallels Desktop 4.0 is virtualisation software that allows you to run Windows operating systems on an Intel Mac.
Is there a place for an electronic, DVD-based version of Encyclopaedia Britannica in the post-Wikipedia world? We tested Encyclopaedia Britannica…
Kyocera FS-1350DN review
On the face of it, the Kyocera FS-1350DN has everything going for it: fast performance, good upgrade options and duplexing.
Packard Bell is not afraid to step out from the crowd in the design and styling of its laptop range - and the widescreen TN65-T-440 notebook is no…
Iiyama ProLite E2208HDS review
High-definition monitors now come in smaller sizes - witness the highly affordable 22in Iiyama ProLite E2208HDS LCD display.
Logic3 Valve80 review
The Logic3 Valve80 is an iPod sound system with a difference, using valves for a retro look.
At what cost come pocketable PCs?
Many of the netbooks we've seen recently look like full-size laptops, zapped by an incredible shrinking raygun. But if you think they look small,…
Apple LED Cinema Display review
Apple's new 24in display is designed to complement its new MacBook and MacBook Pro range of notebooks UPDATED 28th JANUARY
Group test: top 10 laptops reviewed
Whether you want a portable workhouse with a tasty price tag or a powerful system that can play back Blu-ray video in HD, there's a laptop to suit…
OLPC XO laptop review
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) XO laptop may have been designed as a small cheap computer for children in developing countries, but it's become…
Comments by Andrew Harrison
WD LiveWire review
Hi Lyndon It was confirmed as true that the WD LiveWire only has 10/100 ethernet ports. And Western Digital is not alone in putting in…
Google Android: freephone toll
Hi SamDe, care to elaborate on your comment? I'd welcome any feedback for factual inaccuracies I may inadvertently have made. Thanks, Andrew…
Google Android: freephone toll
Not necessarily – in our group test of 25 Android anti-malware apps, there were three products that identified 90% or more of the malware samples.…
Hi Oliver, thanks for the post – I hadn't heard that story about iOS crashing more than Android. And a story I believe it to be, based on my own…
Withholding tech? Care to expand? It doesn't need to match competitors; if they want to make a viable tablet then it's they that need to catch up…
We have now heard back from Quiet PC, which informed us that the price of some sub-components had increased and these were automatically but…
Samsung Galaxy Nexus review
Hi Kieran Thanks for your comments! Choice is good, a point I certainly appreciate. And for powerful reasons of personal principle I can truly…
Hi Andy The XFX components look about right as substitutes. But please get in touch with me directly so I can clarify some other points:…
Hello Revolutionay United Front No intention to be disingenuous about Thunderbolt here - the facts stated and my personal commentary on the new…
Agreed, any Mac will show much better battery life in its native OS X environment than in Windows. And with graphics-switching MBP's, for example,…